Snooze, or You Lose!

We all know that adequate sleep is a cornerstone of good health. With sufficient sleep, we regenerate our immune system, reset our inflammatory pathways, balance our blood sugar, recalibrate our stress response, build stronger bones, and renew our digestive system. And, now, we can add boosting brainpower to this already impressive list!

As our daily to-do lists get longer, our sleep is sometimes shortened to accommodate these activities. Unfortunately, this strategy does not serve us in the long run because over time, lack of sleep will impair our ability to think efficiently (and therefore our ability to handle our lengthening to-do list!). Plus, lack of sleep is linked with an increased risk of most chronic diseases, cancer included… Read our full Thrive Thought and subscribe to get them in your email inbox!